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Bayern Munich vs Villarreal prediction, preview, team news and more | UEFA Champions League 2021-22

Bayern Munich play Villarreal on Tuesday
Bayern Munich play Villarreal on Tuesday
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Abhinav Anand

Bayern Munich are set to play Villarreal at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday in the second leg of the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League.

Bayern Munich come into this game on the back of a 1-0 win over Markus Weinzierl's Augsburg in the Bundesliga. A late second-half penalty from Polish superstar Robert Lewandowski secured the victory for Julian Nagelsmann's Bayern Munich.

Villarreal, on the other hand, drew 1-1 against Marcelino's Athletic Bilbao in La Liga. A first-half goal from former Atletico Madrid attacker Raul Garcia for Athletic Bilbao was canceled out by a second-half goal from left-back Alfonso Pedraza for Villarreal.


Bayern Munich vs Villarreal Head-to-Head

In three head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Bayern Munich have won two games and lost one.

The two clubs last faced each other in the reverse leg, with Villarreal beating Bayern Munich 1-0. An early first-half goal from former Bournemouth winger and Netherlands international Arnaut Danjuma secured the win for Villarreal.

Bayern Munich form guide in the Bundesliga: W-W-W-D-D

Villarreal form guide in La Liga: D-L-L-W-L


Bayern Munich vs Villarreal Team News

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich will be without French midfielder Corentin Tolisso, while there are doubts over the availability of centre-back Niklas Sule, French defender Lucas Hernandez, right-back Bouna Sarr and Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting. Other than that, there are no known issues and manager Julian Nagelsmann is expected to have a fully fit squad at his disposal.

Injured: Corentin Tolisso

Doubtful: Lucas Hernandez, Bouna Sarr, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Niklas Sule

Suspended: None

Villarreal

Meanwhile, Villarreal manager Unai Emery will be unable to call upon the services of left-back Alberto Moreno, while there are doubts over the availability of Senegal international Boulaye Dia.

Injured: Alberto Moreno

Doubtful: Boulaye Dia

Suspended: None


Bayern Munich vs Villarreal Predicted XI

Bayern Munich Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer, Benjamin Pavard, Tanguy Nianzou, Dayot Upamecano, Alphonso Davies, Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Kingsley Coman, Thomas Muller, Leroy Sane, Robert Lewandowski

Villarreal Predicted XI (4-4-2): Geronimo Rulli, Mario Gaspar, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Pervis Estupinan, Giovani Lo Celso, Etienne Capoue, Dani Parejo, Francis Coquelin, Gerard Moreno, Arnaut Danjuma

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Bayern Munich vs Villarreal Prediction

Bayern Munich were shocked by Villarreal in the reverse leg, but will remain the favorites to progress through to the next round. Robert Lewandowski, as usual, will be the man to watch out for and we expect him to get on the scoresheet.

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Villarreal, on the other hand, seem to thrive in the biggest club competition. Having beaten Juventus to reach the quarter-finals, they were deserved victors against Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich, despite the deficit, should progress.

Prediction: Bayern Munich 2-0 Villarreal


Edited by Abhinav Anand
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